Interview with George Collins & John Anderson, discussing the case for offering banking services through the post office in Canada, and the success of New Zealand’s KiwiBank.
Collins is the National Postal Logistics Organiser with the EPMU union in New Zealand.
Anderson is the author of the recent CCPA report, “Why Canada Needs Postal Banking.”
*Correction: Collins meant to say there are over 850,000 KiwiBank customers (not 350,000)*
Recorded April 27, 2014 in Ottawa at the end of the two-day “Postal Banking Symposium: Banking on a Future for the Post Office” hosted by CUPW, the Canadian Union of Postal Workers.
Interview by Greg Macdougall, EquitableEducation.ca
for rabbletv, rabble.ca/rabbletv
Resources & Links:
- Why Canada Needs Postal Banking – CCPA report by John Anderson
- Symposium presentation notes (pdfs): Collins – Anderson
- Canadian Union of Postal Workers – Symposium page
- Anderson Consulting
- NZ Amalgamated Engineering, Printing & Manufacturing Union Inc. (EPMU)